Import dialog

    Marvin JS can import all the commonly used molecule file formats.

    Marvin JS handles MDL Molfiles V2000 (.mol) and ChemAxon Marvin Documents (.mrv) as input files natively, and other file types can also be imported if the appropriate web service is available.

    The structure of the Import dialog


    Supported import formats in Marvin JS

    Natively Marvin JS supports the MRV and MDL Mol(V2000) formats. Other export formats also available via web service.

    Natively supported

    ChemAxon Marvin Document (MRV)

    MDL Molfile (V2000)

    WebService is needed

    MDL RXNfile

    MDL RGfile

    MDL RDfile


    ChemAxon SMILES


    ChemAxon Extended SMARTS


    HTML or XML



    MDL Molfile V3000

    MDL RXNfile V3000

    MDL RGfile V3000

    MDL SDfile

    ChemAxon Compressed Molfile

    ChemAxon Compressed SDfile

    CDX File Format (Available via Open file option, or Drag & Drop)

    SKC File Format (Available via Open file option, or Drag & Drop)

    How to import by Paste source function

    Open the text based structure file with a text editor, select all, and copy the file contents to the clipboard then paste it into the input area.

    Above the text field you can select the appropriate file format from a drop-down list, or you can choose the < auto recognize> option.

    Finally, pressing the Import button loads the structure on the canvas.

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    You can also open your molecule file by choosing it in your file system, and click and dragging than dropping it onto the Marvin JS canvas.

    Related pages

    Import JS

    Export dialog

    Export JS

    Cut / Copy / Paste

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